• The 8th Grade Digital Suitcase contains three lessons exploring diverse families. It addresses the following standard and benchmark:

    Standard:  Unit IV: Latin America

    Geographic Skills: 8.3.1.1.1, 8.3.1.1.2, 8.3.1.2.1, 8.3.2.3.1

    Priority benchmarks:

    5.2 Describe the locations of human populations and the cultural characteristics of Latin America, including how the contemporary pattern of cities resulted from a combination of pre-European contact, colonial, and industrial urban societies

    6.2 Describe how the physical and environmental features of Latin America affect human activity and settlement